PROJECTS

Throughout our nearly five decades of experience in heavy lift and transport solutions, we have learned that a successful job is built on precise planning and safe execution. This mindset has allowed our business to grow and positively impact some of the most complex projects across two continents. Take a look at what we can do.

Heavy lift tail crane

Tailing Over a Live Pipe Rack Emphasizes Complex Project copy

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Tailing Over a Live Pipe Rack Emphasizes Complex Project copy

From a tricky bridge crossing to a complex coordinated lift, Deep South facilitated the delivery and setting of components for a petrochemical facility acid modification and upgrade project in Louisiana. The key components included a 627,000-pound acid settler, 689,000-pound first stage reactor, acid storage drums and associated parts.

124-line SPMT Chemical Reactor Transport

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124-line SPMT Chemical Reactor Transport

In the Southwest, Deep South received three vessels from a heavy lift ship at the Port of Houston, barged the vessels, and transported them to final staging using a total of 124-axle lines Scheuerle SPMT. The heaviest vessel weighed 1,800,000 pounds and the total gross weight at transport for that vessel was 2,300,000 pounds.

heavy lift system

Combined Gantry/Strand Jack Systems Power Lifts Co-Gen Train

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Combined Gantry/Strand Jack Systems Power Lifts Co-Gen Train

The construction of a combined-cycle power station in Louisiana required a specialty contractor to move, lift and set a STG generator (692,250 lbs.) and HIP turbine (392,420 lbs.).

Heavy lift tail crane

Tailing Over a Live Pipe Rack Emphasizes Complex Project

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Tailing Over a Live Pipe Rack Emphasizes Complex Project

From a tricky bridge crossing to a complex coordinated lift, Deep South facilitated the delivery and setting of components for a petrochemical facility acid modification and upgrade project in Louisiana. The key components included a 627,000-pound acid settler, 689,000-pound first stage reactor, acid storage drums and associated parts.

heavy transporter

Bridge Limits: Deep South Facilitates Complex Multi-Stages Delivery of Million Pound Converter

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Bridge Limits: Deep South Facilitates Complex Multi-Stages Delivery of Million Pound Converter

In preparation for a capacity expansion project, Deep South transported a 939,327-pound ammonia converter shell from the manufacturer to its plant in Donaldsonville, La. The trek required moving the system about 135 miles by water to a barge unloading site and 30 miles over the road.

Act 100 Magazine Cover

A Marathon Job, Literally

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A Marathon Job, Literally

As seen in American Cranes and Transport Magazine

Transforming a 200-acre sugarcane field in Garyville, LA into a state-of-the-art refinery required a $3.8 billion investment and the work of a cadre of contractors with expertise that spanned the entire spectrum of engineering, construction, and rigging. Construction on the Marathon GME project started in March of 2007, and by December of 2009 the refinery was mechanically complete.

Tugboat Transport Services

Scheuerles Haul 750 Ton Tugboat

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Scheuerles Haul 750 Ton Tugboat

Deep South was contracted to transport a 750-ton tugboat.

Coker Unit Lift Services

4 Drum Coker Unit

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4 Drum Coker Unit

Deep South was contracted to complete a full replacement of a four-drum coker unit.

turnkey lift and transport

Gulf Coast Turnkey Transport and Lift of Four Towers

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Gulf Coast Turnkey Transport and Lift of Four Towers

Deep South was contracted to provide turnkey services that included: transport, barging, and setting four towers.

Pressure Valve Transportation Service

Barging Through: Delivering Over 300 Tons of Vessels

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Barging Through: Delivering Over 300 Tons of Vessels

Deep South was contracted to barge and transport cold boxes, pressure vessels, and bullet tanks weighing in at nearly 400 tons.

reactor lift and transport

Extreme Circumstances Call for Extreme Measures: A Narrow Canal Requires a Side Roll-Off

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Extreme Circumstances Call for Extreme Measures: A Narrow Canal Requires a Side Roll-Off

Deep South was contracted to deliver a 750,000-pound reactor to a refinery in northern Illinois. The navigable waterway, a highly-trafficked 125-foot wide canal, required a side roll-off.

caustic tower lift

Caustic & PreFrac Tower Lift

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Caustic & PreFrac Tower Lift

Deep South Crane and Rigging was recently contracted by a southeast petrochemical plant as part of a major pre-turnaround project. In order to de-bottleneck ethylene production, Deep South erected a caustic tower and a prefrac tower.

SPMT Project Deep South

Blue Sea Modular Transport

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Blue Sea Modular Transport

In South Carolina, Deep South was contracted to transport and secure seven modules from the fabricator shop to a barge site via Scheuerle SPMTs.

Turnkey Demolition Facilitates Clean Refinery Modernization

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Turnkey Demolition Facilitates Clean Refinery Modernization

In South America, Deep South demolished and removed three units within a petrochemical facility that was more than 50 years old.

Vessel Heavy Haul

37 Vessel Heavy Haul

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37 Vessel Heavy Haul

As part of an expansion project in the Southwest, Deep South received, barged, and transported 37 vessels to complete this project.

Deep South Cranes

400,400 Pound Boiler Lifts

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400,400 Pound Boiler Lifts

Three boilers were delivered horizontally to Deep South’s 500-ton hydraulic gantry system and then trans-loaded onto Scheuerle SPMTs in a very congested unit.

Offshore Platform Heavy Transport Services

92-line Offshore Platform Specialty Transport

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92-line Offshore Platform Specialty Transport

Using 92 lines of Scheuerle SPMTs with 3 power pack units, Deep South successfully assisted the client in moving this offshore platform in Texas.

Heavy Transport Using Fabricated Barge Ramp

Mitigating the Mississippi

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Mitigating the Mississippi

Pulling from its resources and years of experience, Deep South designed and fabricated a barge ramp in 2 weeks time meeting the new CORPS requirements and allowing the project to continue on schedule.

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